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Nigerians urged to shun South African companies

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from OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria Nigeria Bureau LAGOS, (CAJ News) – CALLS are intensifying for the boycott of South African companies in Nigeria following the recurrence of xenophobic attacks in the Southern African country. A human rights advocate led the latest calls amid the Nigerian government evacuating hundreds of its citizens from the volatile […]

South Africa under global scrutiny after violence spate

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from NDEBENI MLOTSHWA in Beitbridge, Zimbabwe BEITBRIDGE, (CAJ News) – SOUTH Africa is set to be in the global spotlight for the wrong reasons after the xenophobic attacks against fellow African nationals in recent weeks. It is expected to top the agenda at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) at the organisation’s headquarters in […]

Cyclones force Mozambique girls to early marriage

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from ARIMANDO DOMINGOS in Maputo, Mozambique Mozambique Bureau MAPUTO, (CAJ News) – HUMANITARIAN organisations are battling to raise funds to fight impending malnutrition and the rising rate of child marriages in Mozambique. The crises are a direct result of the devastation brought by Cyclones Idai and Kenneth earlier this year. At risk of death, some […]

Nigerians calls for troops deployment to end xenophobia

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari interacts with country's top military at HQ 1 Brigade in Dansadau Zamfara State, picture, Vanguard

from EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIA’S leading pro-democracy and civil rights advocacy group has called for the deployment of peacekeepers to resolve sporadic attacks against foreign nationals in South Africa. Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) gave the recommendation to President Muhammadu Buhari, who it urged to reject apologies […]

Zimbabwe begins rise from ashes of Cyclone Idai

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from MARCUS MUSHONGA in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – BESIDES the death of over 600 people, destruction of 50 000 households and displacement of 60 000 individuals, Cyclone Idai left a trail of destruction of infrastructure estimated at $622 million when it hit Zimbabwe earlier this year. With extensive damage to structures such as […]

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